Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Relationships Built on Trust. Value Delivered Every Day.

Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

Relationships built on trust. Value delivered every day. Those are the principles the attorneys at the Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP law firm adhere to, and they fulfill their promise by delivering unmatched and effective professional legal counsel and services in more than 100 practice areas that affect your business, your career and your future.

Originally established in 1903, Calfee attorneys have served businesses, organizations, professionals and others both domestically and internationally. During this time, the firm has grown to include six law offices in Ohio, Indiana, New York and Washington, D.C. Chambers USA has recognized Calfee attorneys as among America's Leading Business Lawyers in a variety of legal areas.

This level of success is the direct result of Calfee's extensive legal knowledge and experience coupled with their unwavering dedication to clients providing legal advice that has helped them obtain their business goals and the favorable results they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. Honored for their outstanding professionalism and service, Calfee attorneys have earned consistent recognition from The Best Lawyers in America along with many other top rankings and endorsements from their peers.

Perhaps more importantly, Calfee attorneys have also received numerous testimonials and referrals from satisfied clients, and you can trust that Calfee attorneys will deliver the personalized legal advice and strategic counsel to help you achieve successful outcomes. To learn how Calfee can best serve you and help you find the creative legal solutions you seek for your legal challenges and opportunities, you can call their law office or visit their website to schedule a consultation.

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Representative Clients

A representative list of Calfee’s clients include the following:

  • American Greetings Corporation
  • Asymmetric Technologies LLC
  • Clark-Reliance Corporation
  • Clearstead Advisors
  • Continental AG
  • Invacare Corporation
  • The J. M. Smucker Company
  • Linsalata Capital Partners
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medkinect
  • Nestlé USA, Inc.
  • Playhouse Square Foundation
  • RPM International Inc.
  • W.W. Williams

Midwest Values – Global Representation

Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP is a full-service, corporate law firm with attorneys located in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, New York and Washington, D.C. For nearly 120 years, it’s been Calfee’s continuing commitment to be extremely accessible and responsive, to approach each situation with an entrepreneurial spirit, to invest time to understand each client’s particular circumstances, to provide creative solutions, to focus our talent and resources on results that make a difference for our clients – and to accomplish these goals efficiently, collaboratively and in a way that optimizes value for our clients. These principles are the benchmark for our attorneys and staff. Calfee is the exclusive member firm in Ohio for Lex Mundi – the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 125+ countries worldwide. As part of the Lex Mundi global network, we provide our clients with preferred access to more than 22,000 lawyers around the world – all from a single point of contact. Individually, each Lex Mundi member firm is a leader in its local market. Collectively, Lex Mundi firms provide global legal resources with unmatched depth and breadth. Working with other Lex Mundi firms, we are able to seamlessly handle our clients’ most challenging cross-border transactions and disputes.


Attorneys Selected


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Practice Areas

  • 15%Business/Corporate
  • 13%Business Litigation
  • 13%Mergers & Acquisitions
  • 13%Intellectual Property Litigation
  • 13%Intellectual Property
  • 13%Government Relations
  • 20%Other

All Practice Areas

  • Antitrust Litigation
  • Bankruptcy: Business
  • Business Litigation
  • Business/Corporate
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Business
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment & Labor: Employer
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Environmental
  • Estate & Trust Litigation
  • Estate Planning & Probate
  • Food and Drugs
  • Government Relations
  • Health Care
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Intellectual Property
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